It’s that special time of year when surfing social media accounts fill up their squares with photos of smiling surfers sporting icicle-caked faces. They appear so happy from their frosty sessions that they are oblivious to the jagged ice dangling centimeters from their faces.
And we, the scrolling public, love it. Winter Surfing carries with it a glorified mystique of hardy folk braving cold weather and harsh elements to find waves. Look at these hardcore souls defying nature, raising a big middle finger to a nearby snowdrift as they scratch into an icy barrel. They’re so brave! They’re so tough! They’re so strong! And they are so god-damn miserable… read more >